from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who works at a brake, in a cracker factory, forming the dough into sheets to be run on the cutting-machine.
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God is the spirit and form-maker; man is only the imitator of the form-maker.
CERIZET, orphan from the Foundling Hospital, Paris; born in 1802; an apprentice of the celebrated printers Didot, at whose office he was noticed by David Sechard, who took him to Angouleme and employed him in his own shop, where Cerizet performed triple duties of form-maker, compositor and proof-reader.